Fall Festivals Close To Home

ACMC Sixth Annual Fall Arts Festival
Historic Chiles Street / Downtown Harrodsburg
Oct. 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Arts and crafts, live demonstrations, music, children’s activities, puppet shows, bounce houses, food and more.

Bardstown Arts, Crafts and Antiques Fair
Downtown Bardstown
Oct. 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
More than 200 artists and craftsmen will display their wares, along with music, food and fun.

Bi-Water Farm Autumn Fest
877 Cincinnati Road / Georgetown
(502) 863-3676 / www.biwaterfarm.com
Through Nov. 1: Autumnfest Catch the Magic of Fall. Features Bi-Water Ball Park, Sky High Slide, The Lost Pumpkin Mine, campfires, a corn maze, fresh food, pumpkins and more.
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, noon-7 p.m.

Bluegrass Railroad Museum
175 Beasley Drive / Versailles
(859) 873-2476 / www.bluegrassrailroad.com
Oct. 17-18, 24-25: Haunted Train Ride (8 p.m.)
Trains leave at 2 p.m. except when noted.
Please plan to arrive at 1:30 p.m.

Boyd Orchards
1396 Pinckard Pike, Versailles
(859) 873-3097 / www.boydorchards.com
Oct. 4-5: Fall Festival
Oct. 11-12: Pumpkin Festival
Oct. 18-19: October Festival
Oct. 25-26: Harvest Festival
Festivals include hayrides, farm animals, a corn maze, pony rides, unforgettable playground, train rides, face-painting, live music, Gem Mining, Apple Blossom Café & unique gift store, plus u-pick apples and pumpkins (in season).
Festivals are 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturdays, and noon-7 p.m. on Sundays.

Botanica Farm Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze
6327 Old Richmond Rd.
806-9424 / www.botanicaky.com
Through October
Tues.-Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 1-6 p.m.
Kids can pick a pumpkin and paint it for free. Visit the corn maze, the petting barn, tractor tire pyramid and more.

Cincinnati Zoo HallZOOween
3400 Vine Street / Cincinnati
(513) 475-6124 / www.cincinnatizoo.org
Oct. 4-5, 11-12, 18-19 & 25-26: HallZOOween. Little ghouls, boys, girls and animals can enjoy four spooktacular weekends of fun. Each Saturday and Sunday during HallZOOween, noon-5 p.m., kids (12 and under) can trick-or-treat their way around the Zoo, ride the Hogwart’s Express (extra fee), and see Phil Dalton’s Theatre of Illusion (each day at 1 & 3 p.m.).

Evans Orchard
180 Stone Road / Georgetown
(502) 863-2255 / www.evansorchard.com
Through Oct. 31: Harvest Festival. Food, pony rides, barnyard fun, hayrides and more every weekend.
Evans Orchard is open Tuesdays-Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sundays, noon-6 p.m.
Admission is free. Individual activities have a small fee but children can purchase an all-in-one bracelet allowing access to all rides and games.

Festival of the Horse
West Main Street / Georgetown
Oct. 3, noon-9 p.m.; Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Oct. 5, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Celebrate the horse at this family-friendly festival filled with games, a petting zoo, pony rides, a parade, food and live entertainment.

Ky. Guild of Artists & Craftsmen Fall Fair
Indian Fort Theater / Berea
Oct. 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Arts and crafts, plus live entertainment, food and children’s activities. Admission $5, free for kids under 12.

Kelley Farms
6483 Old Richmond Rd. (859) 948-9321
Through Nov. 1. Wed.-Fri., 6-9 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Kids 3 and under are free.
Experience 10 acres of a-MAZE-ing fun in Central Kentucky’s original Giant Corn Maze. Enjoy the pumpkin patch, hay rides, Billy Goat SkyWalk, delicious treats and more. This year’s design celebrates 75 years of The Wizard of Oz.

Louisville Zoo
1100 Trevilian Way / Louisville
(502) 459-2181 / www.louisvillezoo.org
Oct. 3-5, 9-12, 16-19, 23-26 and 30: The World’s Largest Halloween Party!
If scary is no fun for your little ones, then head to the Louisville Zoo for an evening of magical
Halloween fun, costumed characters and trick-or-treating throughout the Zoo.

Salato Wildlife Education Center
1 Sportsman’s Lane, Frankfort / (502) 564-7863
Oct. 25, 1-5 p.m.
Halloween Walk with the Animals. Explore the Haunted Hay Maze, enjoy face painting, fishing booth and treats. Admission $5, members free.

Wilmore Arts & Crafts Festival
Historic downtown Wilmore / www.wilmore.org
Oct. 4, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
More than 50 vendors will offer fine art and hand-crafted items such as stained glass, jewelry, quilts and hand carved wood pieces. Enjoy live music, wonderful food and a cake auction throughout the day.